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Fall 2017 Blackboard Training Sessions

Scheduled group training sessions for Fall 2017 are posted below. Training sessions are available to all faculty and grad students in the full-time programs of the Krieger and Whiting Schools.

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Blackboard course sites are provided for all KSAS and WSE courses. Course sites are automatically created each semester by IT@JH and students are added to the sites by the registrar.

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Blackboard Documentation & Reference

Getting Started Tip Sheet

How-To Documentation (from Hopkins)

On Demand Learning Center (from Blackboard)

FAQ - General Blackboard

Support Contacts

Please note that the CER provides Blackboard support for courses that are part of the full-time KSAS and WSE programs. If you are teaching for the part-time programs (AAP or EP), please contact the appropriate instructional technology support center.

  • For course design, “how-to” questions, and general feedback, please send an email to cerweb@jhu.edu.

Training Sessions:

All trainings will take place in the CER conference room in the MSE Library. Directions to the CER. Please click on the training session link(s), which are posted in the calendar below, to register.

  • Getting Started with Blackboard:  introduction and overview of Blackboard's capabilities
  • Communication and Collaboration: survey of tools available to enhance course communication and collaboration
  • Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Grades: review of online tests, surveys, assignments, and the grade center

Fall 2017 Blackboard Training Sessions

Faculty in Arts & Sciences/Engineering may request individual training at any time.

August 2017
Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri.

Aug 14

Getting Started
9:30 am

Aug 15

Getting Started
9:30 am

 

Aug 16

Communication and Collaboration
9:30 am

Aug 17

Assessment and Grades
9:30 am

Aug 18

 

Aug 21

Getting Started
9:30 am

Aug 22

Getting Started
1:30 pm

Aug 23

Communication and Collaboration
9:30 am

Aug 24

Assessment and Grades
9:30 am

Aug 25

Aug 28

Getting Started
9:30 am

Communication and Collaboration
1:30 pm

Aug 29

TA Orientation

Aug 30

Assessment and Grades
9:30 am

Aug 31

First Day of Classes

Sept 1

Blackboard 9 Sandbox Sites

Sandbox sites allow faculty to try the new features and interface of Blackboard in a test environment. Content added to sandbox sites is not saved or migrated to any production courses. Sandbox instructions in PDF format.